Accepted Students Days in the Coronavirus Era

by Katie Heneghan & Maria Thomas, Web Editor & News Editor  Every spring Manhattan College hosts a series of Accepted Students Days that offer aspiring students an opportunity to get to know more about the school before college decision day, which is typically May 1st each year. This year however, college admissions and decisions look a little bit different. In lieu of campus closure due to … Continue reading Accepted Students Days in the Coronavirus Era

Education Majors Lost in Shuffle to Online Classes

by Alexa Schmidt, August Kissel, Gabriella Depinho, A&E Editor, Senior Writer, Editor-in-Chief  As lab instructors figure out how to create virtual labs and other educators figure out video chat technology, many professors and students are making do in these peculiar times where social distancing and online classes are now the norm due to the coronavirus. However, for some students, the classroom cannot be moved online and … Continue reading Education Majors Lost in Shuffle to Online Classes

Sociology Department to Introduce New Geography Minor

by,  Shannon Gleba and Lauren Schuster, Staff Writer & Senior Writer  Starting in the fall semester of 2020, the sociology department at Manhattan College will begin to offer the opportunity for students to receive a minor in geography. Currently, students majoring in sociology may choose to concentrate in one of three subjects: criminal justice and criminology, social services, and geography. But, this minor will allow … Continue reading Sociology Department to Introduce New Geography Minor

Riverdale Local Businesses Cope With COVID-19 Pandemic

by, Kelly Kennedy & Lauren Schuster, Asst. Production Editor & Senior Writer In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Manhattan College along with universities across the country have shut their doors. An early campus evacuation leaves the surrounding neighborhood of Riverdale quiet, where it was once busy with thousands of MC students. And with new social distancing laws in place, quiet may just be an understatement. … Continue reading Riverdale Local Businesses Cope With COVID-19 Pandemic

The Quad 10

The Quad 10 is similar to Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential, except on a Manhattan College-scale. The ten following members of the graduating class of 2020 have all left their own unique impact on Manhattan College and represent the best parts of our community. This list was put together by The Quadrangle’s editorial board. Rabea Ali Major: Management, Marketing Minor: Religious Studies Rabea Ali’s Manhattan … Continue reading The Quad 10

Tiny Talk with Anthony Otero

by, Nicole Rodriguez, Asst. Production Editor  In an attempt to revive campus culture for students amidst COVID-19, the Multicultural Center has continued their weekly interactive programs online. On Wed. April 8, students tuned into a virtual installment of the “Tiny Talks” series with award-winning author, blogger, comic book aficionado and college administrator Anthony Otero. Otero is a former contributor to the Huffington Post and has … Continue reading Tiny Talk with Anthony Otero

Journalism Prevails: The Quadrangle’s Perseverance Through a Pandemic

by, Megan Dreher, Senior Writer  If a journalist is known to have any talent, it is surely their ability to adapt to fast-paced, ever changing situations with accuracy and ease. The Quadrangle and its journalists are no exception. The work of a journalist stops at nothing to bring news to their readers, even when the world around them is shutting down. Working as a weekly … Continue reading Journalism Prevails: The Quadrangle’s Perseverance Through a Pandemic

Shaping Positive Mindsets Amongst Waves of Negativity: Alexandra Xuan’s Weekly Newsletters

by, Nicole Fitzsimmons, Asst. News Editor From a lack of motivation to extreme stress, life amidst the COVID-19 pandemic seems like a complete roller coaster at this point. Alexandra Xuan, a junior economics major with minors in global business and Arabic, has created an outlet for herself and other students to find solace during these chaotic times. Xuan is no stranger to the fear and … Continue reading Shaping Positive Mindsets Amongst Waves of Negativity: Alexandra Xuan’s Weekly Newsletters